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Writer’s block is super strong today, so here are some quotes I’ve collected about writing:

“Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. 414 more words


Well-known Authors Who Blog

All this talk about whether authors should blog had me thinking, what famous authors actually maintain a blog? There are a few that I follow. 148 more words


Got shelved

From April’s Writing Prompts, April 9, 2016

“With literary biographies, you’re either shelved with other biographies or next to your subject’s fiction.” ~Blake Bailey…

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watery sketchbook page

Draw every day even if it’s only a glass of water. – Sue Clancy

Today’s sketchbook page and an attempt to remember a quote by a famous writer/author I recently heard/read somewhere: 28 more words

Sue Clancy

Cutting Remarks at a Tea Party?

(or, Syntax is Everything)

“Your hair wants cutting,” said the Hatter. He had been looking at Alice for some time with great curiosity, and this was his first speech. 237 more words

Things That Make You Go Hmmm

A writer’s anxiety

As a writer, it makes me anxious to not know exactly where I’m headed with my writing. Most times, I have no clear view of where I am going. 322 more words


Five Fascinating Facts about Arthur Miller

Interesting Arthur Miller trivia

1. Arthur Miller’s father lost virtually everything in the 1929 Wall Street crash. Miller’s play Death of a Salesman (1949) was informed by personal experience: in 1929, when Miller was still a boy, his father Isidore lost much of his fortune in the famous stock-market crash of 1929. 505 more words